We are living longer than ever before and the age profile of our society is changing rapidly. The number of people aged 65 and over will increase by more than 40% within 20 years, and the number of households where the oldest person is 85 and over is increasing faster than any other age group. These changes have profound implications for each of us, as well as for government, business and civil society.
Between 2016-2036 the number of 65 – 79 year old people will increase by 36% and 80+ people by 69%.
Click the link below for more fascinating facts from a report by the Centre for Better Ageing: